Council votes to vacate seat
March 21, 2018
The Whitehall Town Council voted Monday night to vacate the seat of Ward 1 member Katy James.
In her motion to declare the vacancy, Council Member Montina Rawson referenced Montana Code 7-4-4-4111 “Determination of vacancy in municipal office”.
Rawson said Section 7 of the code states “the incumbent’s ceasing to be a resident of the city or town or, in the case of a city council member, ceasing to be a resident of the city council member’s ward. This subsection does not apply to an appointed municipal officer who resides outside the city or town limits with the approval of the...